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Barry Rudolph

Barry Rudolph is a recording engineer/mixer who has worked on over 30 gold and platinum awards. He has recorded and/or mixed Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hall & Oates, Pat Benatar, Rod Stewart, The Corrs, and more. Barry has his own futuristic music mixing facility and loves teaching audio engineering at Musician's Institute, Hollywood, CA. He is a lifetime Grammy-voting member of NARAS, the 'New Toys' columnist for LA's Music Connection Magazine, and a contributing editor for Mix Magazine.

Ocean Way Audio RM1-B Microphone

Ocean Way Audio’s RM1-B is the company’s latest iteration of Cliff Henricksen’s RM1 active, bi-directional ribbon microphone. The RM1-B has the RM1’s motor assembly with a 1.77-micron-thick aluminum ribbon. It uses a discrete phantom-powered preamplifier designed to Henricksen’s specifications.With the RM1-B, the RM1’s outer peaked pop filter has been replaced with a single flat, woven ......

Tegeler Audio Manufaktur Crème

Tegeler Audio Manufaktur’s aptly named Crème is a 2-channel line-level audio processor designed to be a “finishing touch” for stereo mixes or across buses/stems. Handmade in Germany, Crème consists of a stereo equalizer and compressor processing chain with ganged sets of controls for adjusting both the left and right channels’ equalizer and compressor sections together; the channels cannot be......

A Designs Audio Tony Shepperd's Mix Factory

Mix Factory is a 16-channel analog summing system that allows a hybrid combination of a DAW’s editing precision, plug-in processing and automation with the sound of an analog console. It was initially conceptualized by music producer/engineer Tony Shepperd to facilitate his particular workflow and mixing style. Fix Audio’s Paul Wolff expanded on Shepperd’s idea with a custom-designed system......

Warm Audio WA-2A Tube Opto Compressor

The WA-2A Tube Opto Compressor/Leveling Amp is Warm Audio’s rendition of the classic Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amp, developed in the early 1960s by engineer Jim Lawrence who wanted a way to automatically “level out” widely varying audio levels at the broadcast station where he worked. ......

Goodhertz Faraday Limiter Plug-in Version 2

Goodhertz is a California audio software company that makes audio plug-ins and licenses audio algorithms for embedding into Mac OS and iOS platforms. The Faraday Limiter is purpose-designed not only to increase loudness but also to affect tonal color and timbral shape by exerting dynamical control in ways not normally associated with typical limiters or maximizers, hardware or software. ......